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A Quick Plank Workout You Can Do Anywhere From Carrie Underwood’s Trainer

A basic plank is a great core exercise in and of itself. But Nashville-based celebrity trainer Erin Oprea, who works with Carrie Underwood, Kelsea …

Workouts

The Rock Deals With Sadness By Working Out

At a 'Rampage' press junket, Dwayne Johnson opened up about how he deals with negative emotions.<p>Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has long been open about his battle with depression. The 6′ 5″, 260-pound, larger-than-life actor isn't afraid to shed a few tears and get real about his emotions.<p>So how does he …

Playlist

Should You Take Trazodone for Insomnia?

The top prescribed drugs for insomnia are pretty familiar: Ambien and Lunesta. But there’s another drug being used to help people fall asleep that’s …

Sleep

Why does it take so long to diagnose bipolar disorder?

Stigma surrounding bipolar diagnosis may delay getting help<p>Mariah Carey’s revelation of bipolar disorder — a condition that was first diagnosed in 2001 — may help others with the condition to share their experience as well, experts say.<p>Many patients keep their diagnosis a secret, fearing personal …

Mental Health

Do This 10-Minute Yoga Routine After Every Workout To Get Crazy Flexible

1/5 Kagan McLeod<p>VINYASA<p>Start in a pushup position, hands under your shoulders <b>(a)</b>. Keeping your core engaged and elbows close to your sides, bend your …

7-minute workout apps: I tried 30, here are the best

Jennifer Jolly | Special for USA TODAY<p>Talking Tech: Best 7 Minute Workout apps<p>Looking for a quick workout to help you meet your New Year's resolution? USA TODAY Tech columnist Jefferson Graham reviews the best 7 Minute Workout apps.<p>The best 7-minute workouts on the planet are the ones you’ll …

Exercise

11 Ways You Can Ditch Your Gym and Workout at Home — All Under $50 on Amazon

Heading to the gym after a long day of work isn't exactly the most fun thing to do. If you'd prefer to work out at home, we found a handful of useful products that can help you achieve your best sweat session. We looked to Amazon because the megaretailer has a plethora of fitness items to shop. …

Exercise

More people need mental-health care, but psychiatrists are in short supply

Psychiatry’s growing popularity as a career choice isn’t yet solving the nation’s shortage of psychiatrists. The shortage is most acute in rural …

Mental Health

These Maps Show Where "Deaths Of Despair” Are Most Likely, Including Murder, Suicide, And Drugs

Drug use and violence are a problem in the US — but they are killing more Americans in some parts of the country than others.<p>"Broadly speaking, mortality from alcohol use disorders, suicides, and homicides has gone down since 1980, but this hides individual counties where the opposite is true. …

Mental Health

11 health perks you can get for free that could end up saving your life

Depending on what type of care you're looking for, there are a lot of treatments you can get for free. Here's how to save money on health care.

Mental Health

Severe Shortage Of Psychiatrists Exacerbated By Lack Of Federal Funding

A growing shortage of psychiatrists across the U.S. is making it harder for people who struggle with mental illness to get the care they need — and the lack of federal funding for mental health services may be to blame.<p>After the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., last month, President Trump …

Health Care

Create your own at-home gym with these products under $20

Take the time and cost out of weight loss with these expert-backed products.<p>Cost and convenience are two of the most popular excuses people fall back on to explain their lack of exercise. And we get it: Pricey gym memberships and boutique fitness classes — and the extra time it takes to trek there …

Exercise

See Inside the Worst Opioid Addiction Crisis in U.S. History | Time

Opioids

It’s Time to Talk About the Opioid Crisis as a Women’s Health Issue

At the beginning of the Oscar-nominated short documentary <i>Heroin(e),</i> centered on the town of Huntington, West Virginia, deputy fire chief Jan Rader speeds to a local pub, sirens blaring. By the time she arrives, a woman is already being wheeled out on a stretcher after overdosing in the bathroom. …

Rhode Island

Jump In Overdoses Shows Opioid Epidemic Has Worsened

There's more bad news about the nation's devastating opioid epidemic.<p>In just one year, overdoses from opioids jumped by about 30 percent, according to a report released Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.<p>The overall increase in opioid overdoses seen in hospital emergency …

Public Health

People are dying because we misunderstand how those with addiction think

A philosopher explains why addiction isn’t a moral failure.<p>The American opioid epidemic claimed 42,300 lives in 2016 alone. While the public policy challenge is daunting, the problem isn’t that we lack any effective treatment options. The data shows that we could save many lives by expanding …

Alcoholics Anonymous works for some people. A new study suggests the alternatives do too.

The study shows why we need more addiction treatment options in America.<p>For the past several decades, Alcoholics Anonymous and the 12 steps have dominated addiction treatment in America — boasting millions of adherents and turning into the standard option within most addiction treatment programs in …

6 Warning Signs of a Mental Illness Everyone Should Know

<i>This content originally appeared on Health.</i><p>Doctors diagnose mental illnesses by looking at symptoms. The right diagnosis is critical because it …

Mental Health

The 8 Best Budgeting Apps to Download in 2018

The 8 Best Budgeting Apps to Download in 2018<p>Personal finance tools that make it easy to see how much you're spending<p>Updated February 21, 2018<p>If you …

Personal Finance

This Is How Much Money You Should Have in Savings at Every Age

<i>This content originally appeared on Money.</i><p>Are you falling behind? Ellevest recently talked to 1,000 women about their money—and their lives. Based on …

This 6-Step Routine Will Get Your Glutes in Shape

Having a weak backside can slow your run and lead to injuries. Here’s how to get your butt moving.<p>Want to know one of the top reasons runners end up hurt? Look at your backside. Underutilized gluteal muscles are to blame for a large percentage of injuries, says Nirav Pandya, M.D., assistant …

Workouts

Rhode Island Found a Way to Cut Post-Prison Overdose Deaths in Half

The state tried to get as many people as possible to start anti-addiction medications while they were inside.<p>In the face of an overdose death toll that only seems to climb, one state seems to have found a critical way to save lives.<p>A new study shows that by targeting people with opioid addiction …

Drug Addiction

How addiction hijacks the brain

Published: July, 2011<p>Desire initiates the process, but learning sustains it.<p>The word "addiction" is derived from a Latin term for "enslaved by" or …

8 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of exercise science at Auburn …

Exercise

The Long, Strange History of Psychotropic Drugs in America

From insane asylums to Lithium and Prozac to a future that may be increasingly about mushrooms and LSD.<p>“Pill Line, Pill Line!” The PA system blared the summons twice a day throughout my two-plus decades in federal prison. In response, inmates did the “thorazine shuffle,” making their way to the …

Mental Health

5 Essential Calf Stretches Everyone Should Be Doing

Your calves probably aren’t a muscle group you think of very often—they do their thing, and you do yours. That is, until they demand your attention …

Yoga

What a Lifetime of Adderall Does to Your Brain

Millennials were the first generation of Americans to be habitually prescribed stimulants like Adderall to treat ADHD. They were<i> also</i> the first …

Medicine

The Formula for Phone Addiction Might Double As a Cure

In September 2007, 75 students walked into a classroom at Stanford. Ten weeks later, they had collectively amassed 16 million users, $1 million …

Silicon Valley

How to Take Epic Weekend Trips on the Cheap

You know the type. The ones who pop up on Instagram in a different country every weekend, storying their boutique hotel suites, stand-up …